White Water, a water-park attraction in Branson, Missouri, covers 12 acres with water slides, flumes, rapids, a wave pool, water shooters and a number of other water thrills. Visitors to Branson who wish to stay near White Water will find several hotels in the immediate area.
Windsor and Greenbrier Inn
The Windsor Inn and the Greenbrier Inn sit next to each other and are administered as one property. Collectively they have over 200 guest rooms, suites with kitchenettes, and rooms with whirlpools. Guests can even use two swimming pools interchangeably. Your family can walk to White Water, since the Windsor Greenbrier Inn sits diagonally only one-tenth of a mile away. If you want to shop, visit the Factory Merchants Mall, a discount outlet complex, and grab a quick bite at Wendy's. The Dancing Waters theater is close by, with a show of colorful water fountains dancing to music.
Super 8 Branson Motel
The Super 8 Branson was built into the side of a low-grade hill, allowing access to the first two stories without the need for stairs. Only the third story requires stairs. Standard rooms come in king, double queen and double double, and a continental breakfast is complementary. One-tenth of a mile from White Water, this motel sits near the Plantation Restaurant, serving home-style meals for breakfast, brunch and dinner. Expect to find fried green tomatoes, okra, catfish and country fried steak on the menu. Visit A&W Family Restaurant for root beer, hamburgers, chicken strips, sandwiches and hot dogs.
Lodge of the Ozarks
The lobby and indoor pool ceilings at the Lodge of the Ozarks sit several stories high, with indoor balconies overlooking each. The lodge has standard rooms and suites, including a King suite with a jetted tub built for two. Dine in the lodge's rustic restaurant, Rafter's. Attend a show at the Caravelle Theater in walking distance, and enjoy a meal at Gilley's Texas Cafe, which serves hearty appetizers such as nachos supreme, quesadillas and potato skins, along with burgers, steaks, chili and barbecue.
Gateway Inn of the Ozarks
Featuring queen doubles and kings, this 60-unit inn sits within easy walking distance of the Mickey Gilley, Jim Stafford and and Dutton theaters. It offers smoking and non-smoking rooms. Stop by Ruby Tuesdays for signature dishes of seafood, steak, pasta, ribs and burgers, or try Landry's Seafoood for hot and cold appetizers, oysters, shrimp and fish. Enjoy a sweet treat at Andy's Frozen Custard, which offers an extensive menu of ice cream cones, shakes, malts, sundaes and "concretes," which are similar to shakes but extremely thick.